"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
"All of us [...] must make sure that the local people are aware of [...] the partnership with the Chinese and they must benefit from every inch of what the Chinese people are bringing."
The transfer of Saif Gaddafi to the interim government in Tripoli has been delayed again owing to a disagreement over money.
The Zintan rebels who
Protesters in Tripoli delivered a firm ‘no’ to a breakaway region in eastern Libya, echoing the reaction of the country’s leadership. The
Civic leaders in the eastern city of Benghazi have announced plans for greater autonomy from Libya’s Transitional Council based in Tripoli.
Where Saif al-Islam will be tried is yet to be determined by the International Criminal Court according to officials in The Hague.
Libya and the
Protesters have stormed the headquarters of Libya’s ruling National Transitional Council in Benghazi as popular anger erupts over its running of the
The Libyan interim government has named a retired general as head of the armed forces.
It is hoped the appointment of Yousef al-Manqoush from
The new leaders of two of the countries most affected by last year’s Arab Spring met for the first time on Monday since taking office.
Frustration with the lack of progress after the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi brought tens of thousands of protesters out in central Benghazi.
Prosecutors investigating the killing of a Libyan rebel military commander last July claim he was killed by one of his own side.
The finger of
The new Libyan transitional government has been given a stamp of approval by the international criminal court.
The ICC had earlier issued a warrant
Security, stability and a return to normal life.
They are the priorities outlined by Libya’s new transitional government, unveiled by interim Prime
He is being held in the militia stronghold of Zintan.
But as celebrations continue over the arrest of Saif al-Islam, the question remains: where
Wearing traditional robes with a scarf pulled over his head, a heavy bearded, bespectacled Saif al-Islam talks to men in military uniform, on board
Libya’s prime minister says Colonel Gaddafi’s son Saif al-Islam will get a fair trial in his homeland.
The fugitive was detained by a militia
Almost unrecognisable in traditional robes and a heavy black beard, Saif al-Islam, Colonel Gaddafi’s fugitive son, has been arrested in southwest
Saif al-Islam, Colonel Gaddafi’s fugitive son, has been arrested in southern Libya.
The late leader’s heir apparent had been on the run since
Libyans have formed a human chain for peace. The war to oust Muammar Gaddafi may be over but there is still fighting going on. With armed militia
Although the fighting in Libya is officially over a local dispute between rival communities near Tripoli has seen fresh gunfire.
On Saturday at
The European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton inaugurated the EU Delegation building in the Libyan capital on November 12.
Since the death of Colonel Gaddafi, there have been scenes in Tripoli which would have been unthinkable just a few months ago. His Bab al Aziziya